Western Grid Network Development Project
Objective(s)i. To establish a 230 kV transmission link between Rajshahi & Ishurdi.
ii. To establish a 132 kV transmission link between Gollamari & Gopalganj.
iii. To establish a 132 kV transmission link between Bangura & Baghabari.
iv. To supply reliable power to Bangura, Satkhira & Madaripur area.
v. To create power evacuation facilities for future generating plants at Khulna.To cater the growing demand of Barindra area (Rajshahi).
vi. To reduce the loading of the existing 132 kV Rajshahi-Natore line.
vii. To meet up the growing demand of Rangpur area.
Scope of Work1. Isurdi-Rajshahi 230 kV double circuit TL (80 km)
2. Baghabari-Bhangura single ckt line on double ckt tower 132 kV TL (25 km)
3. Gallamari-Gopalganj 132 kV double circuit TL (53 km)
4. Mongla-Bagerhat single ckt line on double ckt tower 132 kV TL (31 km)
5. Second circuit stringing of Gopalganj-Madaripur 132 kV TL (45 km)
6. Second circuit stringing of Khulna (S)-Satkhira 132 kV TL (56 km)
7. Reconductoring of Bheramara-Rajbari 132 kV double ckt TL(80 km)
8. 1.5 km In-Out of 230 kV line from Ishurdi-Khulna South DC to Jhinaidaha 230/132/33 kV SS
9. 0.5 km In-Out from 132 kV Jhinaidaha - Jessore DC TL to Jhinaidaha SS
10. 2.0 km In-Out from 132 kV Bheramara-Faridpur DC to Rajbari 132/33 kV SS
11. 2.0 km In-Out from 132 kV Rangpur-Palashbari DC line to Mithapukur 132/33 kV SS
12. 3.5 km In-Out from 132 kV Jhenaidaha-Chuadanga TL to Jhenaidaha SS
13. 230/132 kV 2×225/300 MVA Substation at Jhinaidaha (230 kV Line bay-4, X-former bay-2, coupling bay-1, 132 kV Line bay-6, X former bay-2, bus coupling bay-1)
14. 230/132 kV 2×225 MVA Substation at Rajshahi (230 kV line bay-2, X-former bay-2, bus coupling bay-1,132 kV Bay-2, bus coupling bay-1)
15. 132/33 kV AIS substation at Pansha (Rajbari) with 2×50/75 MVA x-former (132 kV line bay-4, X-former bay-2)
16. 132/33 kV AIS substation at Bhangura with 2×50/75 MVA X-former (132 kV line bay-1, X-former bay-2)
17. 132/33 kV AIS substation at Mithapukur with 2×50/75 MVA x-former (132 kV line bay-4, X-former bay-2)
18. Addition of 1×225 MVA 230/132kV Transformer with 1 transformer bay at Bogra 230/132 kV substation.
19. Bay extension at Jhenaidah 132 kV (2 nos.)
20. Bay extension at Ishurdi 230 kV (2 nos.)
21. Bay extension at Mongla 132 kV (1no.)
22. Bay extension at Bagerhat 132 kV- (1 no.)
23. Bay extension at Gopalganj 132 kV (3 nos.)
24. Bay extension at Madaripur 132 kV (1no.)
25. Bay extension at Baghabari 132 kV ( 1 nos.)
26. GIS Bay extension at Gallamari SS 132 kV (2nos.)
Project CostTotal: 2596.54 Lakh BDT GoB: 88.08 Lakh BDT Project Aid: 2333.44 Lakh BDT PGCB: 175.02 Lakh BDT
Financed by/DonorKfW
Present StatusPhysical : 43.16 %
Financial : 27.70 %

Estimated DurationJanuary, 2016 to June, 2019
Project officeProject Director : A.K.M. Gause Mohiuddin Ahmed, Superintending Engineer
Project Office : NLDC Building (5th Floor), Aftabnagar, Dhaka-1212
Mobile : 01713032702
Email : pd-wgndp@pgcb.org.bd